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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
After a very chilly morning, we'll see highs a bit warmer this afternoon, climbing to near 50.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the full forecast, coming up.





[7-11Blackwell]


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Police and family members are still looking for a missing North Carolina man -- two months after he disappeared. Authorities think someone in Virginia may know something about the case.
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[VO-NAT]

Jonathan Blackwell was last heard from October 7th after he spoke with his parents.
[SUPER=03-Reidsville, NC]

A week later, the burnt out shell of his car was found in a wooded area in Pittsylvania county. Now authorities and his family are looking for any clues that may lead them to Blackwell's whereabouts.
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[SOT@15:09.29]
[IN Q=When he hadn't...]

((MARY BLACKWELL/JONATHAN'S MOTHER: WHEN HE HADN'T CALLED BACK BEFORE HE WENT TO WORK THAT MORNING- I GOT UP AND TOLD MY HUSBAND- SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT BECAUSE HE WOULD HAVE CALLED ME.)) (((****BITE****BITE****BITE****)))
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((SAM PAGE/ROCKINGHAM CO., NC SHERIFF: RIGHT NOW ONLY INFORMATION WE HAVE IS HE HAD FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES IN DANVILLE AREA. WORKED IN GOODYEAR PLANT IN DANVILLE AND WE THINK INFORMATION WILL COME FROM THE VIRGINIA AREA IN REGARDS TO HIS WHEREABOUTS...))
[SUPER=01-Mary Blackwell/Jonathan's Mother]
[SUPER=01-Sam Page/Rockingham Co., NC Sheriff; :10]
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[OUT Q=.. to his whereabouts...]
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[Take Rockingham Co. Crimestoppers FS]
If you know anything about Jonathan Blackwell's disappearance you're asked to call the Rockingham County, North Carolina Crime Stoppers at 336-349-9683 or your local police department.
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[7-6Carrico-Boucher]


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Congressman Rick Boucher just won his congressional seat for another term, but one man is already thinking about how to unseat the long time incumbant next time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

State Delegate Bill Carrico says he may run for the 9th District Congressional seat. The Republican says God is leading him to run against the 22 year incumbent.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Boucher won reelection in November. Carrico say he will still seek re-election for his state seat in 2005, but may also mount a campaign for the Republican nomination for Congress in 2006.

[7-6Economic-Development]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The Roanoke Valley's economic area is growing.
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[VO-NAT]

Alleghany County and Covington have joined the Roanoke Valley Economic Development Partnership. It's designed to attract new business to the area.
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]

Yesterday's announcement, adding Covington and Alleghany County, gives the partnership nine members... most of which are located in the Roanoke Valley itself.
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[55-WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Mostly sunny today, but not quite as cool.
Look for highs around 50.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the extended outlook, in just a few minutes.

[55-VOBTech-Inn]


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It won't be long until Virginia Tech is as well known for its accomodations, as its academics and athletics.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


The university's new conference and hotel center is half way completed.
It's called the Inn at Virginia Tech and it's located across from the duck pond on campus.
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[SOT 15:40:57]
[IN Q=The whole structure]

((GARY WALTON/HOTEL GENERAL MANAGER: THE WHOLE STRUCTURE OF THE BUILDING IS GOING TO BE BRAND NEW OBVIOUSLY AND HAVE ALL THE FEATURES OF A NEW MODERN FACILITY THAT YOU FIND TODAY IN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Walton/Hotel General Manager]
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[OUT Q=hotel industry]
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[VO-NAT]


The new complex will have 147 hotel rooms, ten conference rooms, a restaurant, and a large ballroom.
The forty million dollar facility is scheduled to open in July.
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[55-11Habitat]


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Tom Gerdy has been an influential part of more than a hundred Habitat for Humanity homes in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The one Gerdy helped dedicate yesterday is far and away his favorite.
Gerdy's idea of having mentally and physically-challenged adults volunteer on a Habitat site was a big success.
The crew spent every Wednesday over the past three months building a new home for Serena Jones and her family.
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[SOT 8:56:26]
[IN Q=It made me]

((JENNIFER WILSON/HABITAT VOLUNTEER: IT MADE ME FEEL REALLY SPECIAL TO HELP SERENA AND HER FAMILY AND JUST TO BE A PART OF DOING IT BECAUSE I NEVER DID IT BEFORE AND IT FELT GREAT JUST WORKING OUT AND HELPING THE ONES THAT DIDN'T HAVE A HOUSE.))
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Wilson/Habitat Volunteer;]
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[OUT Q=didn't have a house.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gerdy says the idea is catching on.
Other Habitat chapters around the country have contacted him for details on how to put together a special build of their own.
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[55-11War-Worlds]


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Production on the newest movie being filmed in Rockbridge County is moving northward.
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[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Filming for Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds" shifted production to the far northern stretches of the county yesterday. It's now taking place near land owned by long-time network weatherman Willard Scott.
His home sits high above the site where crews are filming.
The scene involved hundreds of extras who were bused in. They played survivors of a Martian attack. The extras began their day at 4:15 yesterday morning, but they did get a break for lunch and were bused back to the set for more filming in the afternoon.
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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Cold with some frost this morning, but temperatures will rebound nicely, reaching 50.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the Thursday outlook, coming up.





[8-11Danville-Robbery]


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Police in Danville are still looking for a helmet- clad bank robber who escaped on a motorcycle.
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[Take Surveillance FS] Police say the man walked into the Virginia Bank and Trust on Riverside Drive yesterday morning, pointed a gun at the tellers and walked out with the money. No word on how much was taken. [Take Danville Crimestoppers FS] Police say the gunman then drove away on a red and white dirt bike. If you have any information, Danville police ask you to call their Crimestoppers at 434-793-0000.
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[8-11Intelligence]


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Consolidating intelligence in Virginia to prevent terrorism.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.;]

That's the goal behind Governor Mark Warner's proposed Fusion Center. Housed in State Police headquarters in Richmond, the center would be staffed by State Police and personnel with the Department of Emergency Management. Information would be collected, analyzed and distributed- allowing officials to identify possible terrorist plots.
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[SOT 22:51:15]
[IN Q=The key to the Fusion]

((STEVEN FLAHERTY/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: THE KEY TO THE FUSION CENTER BEING A SUCCESS IS GETTING INFORMATION BACK OUT TO THE PEOPLE ON THE WORKING LEVEL WHO NEED IT TO DO THEIR JOB.))
[SUPER=01-Steven Flaherty/Virginia State Police;]
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[OUT Q=need it to do their job]
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The Fusion Center would operate around the clock. It would also classify the information it sent out- much like the federal government. Governor Warner wants to spend nearly 800- thousand dollars on the center. He'll present his plan to the House and Senate money committees on Friday.
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[8-6Radford-Sheriff]


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Senior citizens in Radford will soon be able to take the new sheriff up on one of his campaign promises.
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[SUPER=03-Radford;]

The City's newly elected Sheriff, Mark Armentrout is about to start "Good Morning Radford". It's a new program for senior citizens in the community. Seniors citizens can sign up, so that, beginning in February, deputies will call them everyday to make sure they're okay.
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[IN Q=I know from]
[SUPER=01-Mark Armentrout/Radford City Sheriff]

((MARK ARMENTROUT: I KNOW FROM THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL THAT THERE ARE SOME SENIOR CITIZENS THAT ARE VERY INTERESTED IN THIS PROGRAM AND THEY WANT SOMEBODY TO CHECK ON THEM AND MAKE SURE EVERYTHING OKAY CAUSE THEY DON'T HAVE FAMILY THAT LIVE IN THE COMMUNITY TO DO THAT AND IT JUST FOR US TO OFFER A HELPING HAND TO THOSE PEOPLE))
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[OUT Q=those people.]
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[VO-NAT]

Armentrout says it's a way for the sheriff's office to reach out to the community. City sheriff's deputies normally only provide court security and serve civil papers.
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[Take Radford Sheriff Phone FS] If you'd like to sign up for the program or get more information, you can call the Radford Sheriff's Office at 540-731-5501. (------------)